Federal Contractor Misconduct Database (FCMD)

The federal government routinely awards contracts to companies with histories of misconduct, including contract fraud and other violations. POGO believes that providing this website will help to improve contracting decisions and increase public knowledge of how the government spends billions of taxpayer dollars each year. Read more…

Chomyn v. Force Protection (False Claims on JERRV Contract)

Two former employees filed lawsuits under the False Claims Act alleging Force Protection failed to comply with the terms of the Cougar Joint EOD Rapid Response Vehicles (JERRV) contract in respect to the allocation and use of the initial contract milestone payment for accelerated delivery costs. In August 2006, the company settled with the government for a total of $1,905,000 plus interest of $23,000.

Misconduct Type
Government Contract Fraud
Enforcement Agency
Multiple Agencies
Contracting Party
Defense - General
Court Type
Date of Settlement
Contractors Involved Penalty
Force Protection, Inc. $1,928,000
Further Information Released
Complaint 3/3/2009
Press Release 3/3/2009
Settlement 3/3/2009

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database